Cold

Did your child catch a cold? Learn to recognize the symptoms of a common cold and provide the necessary treatments and natural cold remedies for relief.

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Is It RSV or a Cold? An Age-By-Age Symptom Guide

When the sniffles and coughing begin, how can you tell if it's RSV? Experts break down the most common RSV symptoms in kids, toddlers, babies, and even adults so you can keep your family safe.

I'm a Dad and a Pediatrician: Here's When I Worry About a Cold

You don’t want your coughing, sniffling kid to suffer unnecessarily when antibiotics might clear things up, but you’d also rather avoid going to the doctor if they can't help. As a pediatrician and father of five, I can help you figure this out.

Spoiler Alert: Sick Season Sucks for Parents

Cold and flu season is no laughing matter—but parents can use some comic relief when they're home with sick kids. After force-feeding every one vitamin C, here's what you really need to do to prep for the season of sickness. 

When to Call the Doctor When Your Kid Has a Cold

Sniffling and sneezing are one thing. A fever and mouth sores are something totally different. These four symptoms mean it's time to call the doctor when your kid is sick.

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How to Decode Your Baby's Cough

Caring for a baby with a wet or dry cough? Listen for wheezing, hacking, or barking first, then read on to find out what's normal and when it's time to worry.

9 Natural Toddler Cough Remedies

It's miserable to watch your toddler suffer through sickness. Help her feel better with these home remedies for cough in kids.

A How-To Guide for Parenting When You're Sick

You feel like death. Your child feels like dancing, jumping, making a mess, and whining for more snacks. These little-known shortcuts are your ticket to a restorative day in bed—even if you don’t have a babysitter.